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ivana Massetti

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Ivana Massetti
(310) 880-4940 phone
7946 W. 4th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Italian writer/director/producer Ivana Massetti has lived and worked in Spain, France, Brazil, Africa, Japan, Argentina and now in the U.S. She began her career as a director of more than 30 music videos and commercials. She then wrote and directed the film DOMINO, distributed in the U.S., a feature-length TV bio-pic for the Italian network RAI 2, ELEONORA PIMENTEL: The Jacobean Marquise, a short film (directed only) AIDS IS FOR OTHER PEOPLE, for the French government, which was screened at the Cannes and Venice Film Festivals, a TV series of 18 short stories about a wide range of social issues for European networks, and the docu-drama NADRO, about an African artist/scholar, which opened the Panorama section of the Berlin Film Festival. Broadcast in the U.S. on PBS, Nadro garnered praise and awards in more than 20 film festivals around the world. Ivana was recently hired to write the miniseries THE LIFE OF LUCIANO PAVAROTTI, for which she is also an executive producer. She is in pre-production for the global TV/digital series ONE DAY IN AMERICA, intertwined fictional stories about Justice in America. Since 2015 she’s been a mentor and teacher of Screenwriting for the Pakistani program Qalambaaz. She is the founder of Women Occupy Hollywood, a movement/organization that fights for gender equality in Hollywood and beyond, and has in the last year become a media company.

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